TURBAT, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the people of Balochistan and Turbat have the rights for provision of similar facilities as in rest of Pakistan.
While addressing at the closing ceremony of Makran Festival in Turbat Town of Balochistan last night, and wherein a large number of local residents were present, the COAS said provision of civic facilities and peaceful environment in less developed areas of Balochistan is a dream coming true.
The COAS said that presence of such a large gathering at this festival is testimony of the fact that Balochistan is moving towards a peace and prosperity which is future of Pakistan’s progress as well.
Fireworks were also held at the end of the ceremony which added colour to the festive mood of the spectators, said a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday.
Earlier, in the evening the COAS interacted with local elders of Turbat at Headquarters FC Balochistan (South).
The Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Qudoos Bazinjo, Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa and Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) Balochistan (South) Major General Tariq Aman were also present.
Later, the COAS stayed night at Turbat during his visit to Balochistan.
Today the COAS will be visiting Awaran.